Uzbekistan trip and tour 09

Uzbekistan Tours: Tour 2009
Activity: Cultural tour
Destination: Uzbekistan
Duration: 10 days

Day 1: Your guide will meet you at the Tashkent International Airport. When you get to the hotel, you have time to rest. Your first day in Uzbekistan will begin with a historical tour of Tashkent. During this tour you will learn a lot if interesting things about Uzbekistan.
Day 2: Breakfast is ready at 8 in the morning. To Samarkand (315 km, 5 hours) and hotel accommodation. You can have breakfast in a traditional Uzbek restaurant. City guide: "Gur Emir Mausoleum - the grave of Tamerlane's (1415 C.), Which was built for Sultan Muhammad-grandson of Temur years, and the graves of three other Timurids - sons of Temur - Miranshah and Shahruh and his grandson Ulugbek traditional one dinner. be given by 8 clock in the evening. staying at a local hotel. This tour is full of interesting information to learn.
Day 3: served at 8:00, breakfast. During this tour you will learn a lot if interesting things about Uzbekistan. On this day you can visit during the tour Siab Bazaar, you will experience the best Samarkand bread and fruit, and excavation of the ancient city Afrosiab Museum, the Mausoleum of Khodja. A good lunch in the local Uzbek restaurant. Free time to spend on leisure. Lunch is served in a nice restaurant at 20:00 clock. Suddenly, in one of the oldest cities in the world. Your stay at the hotel instead.
Day 4: Breakfast is ready at 8 in the morning. For Shakhrisabz - a unique monument of architecture and urban planning (90 km, 1.5 hours). You will never forget this trip. You can have breakfast in a traditional Uzbek restaurant. Tour Shakhrisabz: .. The ruins of the palace of Ak-Saray "- the summer residence of Tamerlane is that his imagination contemporarie Golden Road to the historic town of Samarkand shocked - Crossroads of Cultures in the world will be given a traditional dinner at 8 o 'clock in the evening. stay at a local hotel.
Day 5: At 8:00 am, breakfast is served. The tour includes the transfer to the camp yurt through the village Yangigazgan (260 km, 4 hours). These days will be memorable. The agreement is a traditional Kazakh yurt with all necessary facilities: showers, kitchen, etc. A good lunch at the local Uzbek restaurant. Experience sandy landscapes, flora and fauna of the desert Kyzyl-kum. In the evening, learn how to ride a camel you. Lunch is served in a nice restaurant at 20:00 clock. All of a sudden be in a traditional style of the Silk Road. Your stay at the hotel instead.
Day 6: Breakfast is ready at 8 in the morning. Tour to Lake Aydarkul. Fishing, picnicking. You will never forget this trip. Swimming. You can have breakfast in a traditional Uzbek restaurant. Back to the yurts. Camel riding in the tour, or you can relax in the quiet atmosphere of the desert. A traditional dinner will be given at 8 clock in the evening. You stay overnight in a local hotel.
Day 7: At 08.00, serves breakfast. The tour begins with a trip to Bukhara (270 km, 4 hours) by Nurata be (in the literal translation from Persian into English father "means" only-ota "Ray"). This tour is full of interesting information to learn. We are on this tour, visit our popular Canyon Sarmish. On the way we see the stone gallery of rock carvings from the Bronze Age. A good lunch in the local Uzbek restaurant. This is - great fun to feed and watch the fish. Free time to rest and go through the old streets of Bukhara. Lunch is served in a nice restaurant at 20:00 clock. Your stay at the hotel instead.
Day 8: Breakfast is ready at 8 in the morning .. City tour: Samanids mausoleum - the oldest brick building in Central Asia, a masterpiece of architecture in the world (910th c), mausoleum Chashma Ayub, the (14th c) to the estimated "places of trace" left by saints belongs. You can have breakfast in a traditional Uzbek restaurant. These days will be memorable. The legend says that once the work of the Prophet Bible (Ayub) visited this place. A traditional dinner will be given at 8 clock in the evening. You stay overnight in a local hotel.
Day 9: served at 8:00, breakfast. They have a tour to Khiva through Kizil-Kum desert along Caravan road (480 km, 5-7 hours). Arrival to Khiva - the only "outdoor museum" in Central Asia, which get completely up to date. A good lunch in the local Uzbek restaurant. During this tour you will learn a lot if interesting things about Uzbekistan. Overnight at the hotel, located within or near "Ichan-Qala" - the historical center of Khiva, which has inscribed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. Lunch is served in a nice restaurant at 20:00 clock. Your stay at the hotel instead.
Day 10: Breakfast is ready at 8 in the morning. City tour will be ready around the architectural complex of the castle Khan - the inner citadel Ichan-Qala (1617 cc.) .. You can have breakfast in a traditional Uzbek restaurant. This tour is full of interesting information to learn. The ensemble consists of the smallest Medressa in Khiva and minarets, the main platform, which is a height of 45 meters and the highest observation point in the city. A traditional dinner will be given at 8 clock in the evening. Free time at leisure. You stay overnight in a local hotel.
Day 11: At 8:00, which serves breakfast. Run the airport in Urgench (35 km, 30 min) for morning flight HY 1052 in Tashkent at 09:20 clock. You will never forget this trip. Arrival in Tashkent at 10:50 and hotel accommodation. A good lunch in the local Uzbek restaurant. City tour around Tashkent: "New Tashkent TV Tower" - the highest in Central Asia - 375 meters, "Memoirs of victims of the repression" - a memorial and museum. Lunch is served in a nice restaurant at 20:00 clock. Your stay at the hotel instead.
Day 12: Your guide will take you back to the airport.
 
 
 
 

    9 - The next morning after the wedding party of the rite "Kelin Salomi" - reception of the bride in her new family should be performed. The groom's parents, his relatives and friends give presents to the bride and she greeted everyone with deep bow.
     "Wooden cradle" - is born Such important event in the life of the family as a baby accompanied with ritual celebration "Beshik TUI". On the fortieth day after the baby was born relatives to bring the young mother ornate cradle - Beshik and all that is needed for the newborn, and wrapped in tablecloth baked scones, sweets and toys. According to tradition, while the guests are having good time and self catering on the delicacies in the child's room the aged women perform the ritual of the first child's nappies and baby sets in Beshik. The ritual ends with the awarding of a baby's first "shows itself" to the public. The guests gather around the cradle to sprinkle them with sugar candy and wish the baby good luck and success.
     The birth of a boy brings the family a real pleasure and responsibility. Before the child reaches the age of nine, it is necessary ancient sacred Islamic rite of circumcision perform - hatna kilish or sunnat toyi. Read before the rite in the presence of the elders of neighborhood suras (verses from Quran) and holiday table is served. The elders bless the little boy and his gifts. Finally, the highlight of the ceremony comes when a stallion, decorated with beautiful strap and bands appear, the boy sit on it, and start all guests to wish him grow up a healthy man, and brave rider.
     Funeral and memorial service for the dead are also presented in the code of life rules. Twice in 20 days and one year after the death, funeral repast is placed. In the morning, right after morning worship, plov is served. The ceremony lasts one and a half - 2 hours. During the meal, those present at the ceremony to commemorate the deceased and read suras of the Qur'an.